Teenage drinking fears as off-licence sales relaxed

There are fears of an increase in teenage drinking if plans to extend off-licence sales to corner shops and petrol stations go ahead.

There are fears of an increase in teenage drinking if plans to extend off-licence sales to corner shops and petrol stations go ahead.

The National Off-licence Association is warning that Government plans to liberalise the sale of alcohol will make it much easier for teenagers to buy drink.

In particular, there is the fear that underage shop workers will sell to underage drinkers.

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